Citizens in Washington DC prepare for parade celebrating World War I Armistice. President Wilson in his limoousine.
Washington DC USA Date:1918 Duration:1 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
An open truck filled with revelers, carrying American flags, travels along a street in Washington DC during World War 1 Armistice celebrations. Views from a moving vehicle passing crowds lined up on the sidewalk, in front of the State, War, and Navy Building (AKA the Old Executive Office Building, or EisenhowerExecutive Office Building) ready to view a parade. A group of women walking in a street in front of a crowd. They pass an automobile where several U.S. Army soldiers stand. Scene shifts to White House driveway, where people gather outside the fence. President Woodrow Wilson steps from the White House front entrance, with an officer and other officials, and enters his Pierce Arrow limousine, displaying license plate number 80002, and an AAA symbol on its radiator. Scene shifts to the President's car leaving the Capitol building, with Secret Service Agents riding on the running boards. A crowd breaking up in front of the Capitol, as the President's car leaves. A small group of persons, including soldiers in uniform and a woman, surround an Army officer who affixes a message to the leg of a carrier pigeon, and sets it free. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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